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For over 100 years, AUC has been Egypt’s leading U.S.-accredited institution of higher education, providing its student body with a first class, high-quality education in English and serving as a creative hub in the region.

By learning in a dynamic, immersive environment and getting exposed to various cultures and perspectives at AUC, you will expand your horizons and become a citizen of the world. Our world-class faculty of over 450 scholars from all corners of the globe bring a wealth of knowledge and industry experience to the classroom, and our comprehensive liberal arts curriculum equips you with the skills to thrive in every industry.

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Why a Liberal Arts Education?

You can explore a variety of academic disciplines that you wouldn’t have otherwise discovered thanks to AUC’s broad-based liberal arts education — allowing you to broaden your scope of knowledge and develop skills that can be applied in whichever career path you choose to pursue.

  • Explore different disciplines; take courses in the humanities, arts and sciences.
  • Study two fields at the same time.
  • Learn to be curious, ask questions and challenge the status quo.
  • Focus on hands-on learning.
  • Discover your interests through student activities in various areas, from political science and community outreach to theatre and athletics.
  • Develop into a well-rounded, responsible global citizen.
  • Gain the skills you need now to land the jobs of the future, such as critical thinking, decision making, leadership and problem solving.
  • Showcase the value of your student activities outside the classroom with an official cocurricular transcript.

“The person I am today would not be the same without AUC. I’m not only headfirst into computer engineering; I know a lot about marketing, finance, posting on social media and so many other things I wouldn’t have gotten to know if I had gone to another university.”

Nour Nada
Computer Engineering
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Academic Excellence

AUC’s commitment to teaching and research of the highest caliber has earned it a reputation as the leading English-language University in the Middle East. With a focus on the programs of the future, AUC’s rigorous academics and experiential learning approach set you up for success in a rapidly changing world.

  • Choose from 39 majors and 58 minors
  • Join the only U.S.-accredited University in Egypt (only 17 outside of the United States).
  • Learn from renowned faculty, 51% of whom are from the United States and other foreign countries.
  • Get involved in innovative research.
  • Attend classes with a student-to-faculty ratio of 11:1, allowing more direct interactions and class discussions.
  • Gain real-world experience through AUC’s hands- on approach to learning, educational field trips and community-based learning courses.

“AUC is kind of a hub for opportunities. I had the chance to conduct research, pursue internships and receive the very best education. And I know that if I decide to apply for a master’s abroad, AUC would help me achieve that.”

Zahwa Kortam
Mechanical Engineering
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Scholarships at AUC

We believe that financial considerations should not become barriers to quality education for students who meet our academic criteria. Through scholarship awards, AUC attracts exceptional students and provides them with an education that empowers them to create positive change in the world.

  • Benefit from AUC’s diversified scholarship opportunities for outstanding students.
  • Over 50% of all students do not pay full tuition.
  • AUC’s competitive Excellence Scholarship Program attracts a diverse and talented pool of top students based on merit and need and offers up to 100% tuition coverage.

Once I knew that AUC provides a scholarship for outstanding students, I applied and received a full scholarship that I am confident will immensely help me pursue my goals.

Youssef Medhat
Freshman majoring in computer engineering, member of the first cohort of Excellence Scholars
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Study-Abroad Opportunities and International Exposure

By being exposed to diverse communities and cultures — both on campus and through travel abroad — you graduate with a well-developed global mindset and a socially responsible global conscious, with high standards of performance and the ability to fit into any global team setting.

  • Be among AUC’s 300+ students who study abroad each year.
  • Gain international experience studying and living abroad, and have it count toward your degree.
  • Choose from 60+ partner universities in global cities in the United States, England, Portugal, France, Scotland, Italy, Canada, Japan and more for your study-abroad adventure.
  • Spend a semester or year abroad at Harvard University, University of Notre Dame, Wellesley College, University of Edinburgh, Sciences Po and more.

“One of the reasons I chose AUC was the opportunity to study abroad. And AUC’s partnership with Sciences Po—one of the most prestigious universities in the world for studying the social sciences—was a huge benefit. My experience taught me that I can do everything and be everything that I want to be.”

Darin Hany
Double Major in Political Sciences and Communication Media Arts Study Abroad at Sciences Po, France

Career Readiness

At AUC, certified career counselors help you enhance your employability and find your place in the world. Countless opportunities for real-world experience prior to graduation, both on-campus and beyond, guarantee that you develop your career readiness skills before entering the job market.

  • 95% of AUC students are hired within the first year of graduation.
  • Graduate from the University ranked #56 worldwide in employment outcomes by QS World University Rankings 2023.
  • Work for top multinational employers seeking graduates with a global outlook who can think creatively, solve problems and lead organizations.
  • Enhance your resume with 1,100 internships and other experiential learning opportunities.
  • Be part of a powerful global network of more than 46,500 alumni in 129 countries.

“The skills AUC graduates learn through a well-rounded, future-forward curriculum develop unmatched employees who truly stand out in an organization.”

Heba Bassel ’05
Head of HR Digital Transformation and Services Vodafone Egypt
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Campus Life

AUC offers a well-rounded education and a world of opportunities to get involved in character-shaping activities beyond the classroom. You will have the chance to explore and learn all over AUC’s award-winning campus which houses cutting-edge facilities and is fully accessible to individuals with disabilities.

  • Thrive on one of the most technologically advanced, environmentally responsible green campuses in the world.
  • Enjoy state-of-the-art facilities, including smart classrooms, high-tech labs, on-campus residences, a world-class sports complex, various food outlets and expert medical services, on AUC’s fully accessible campus.
  • Join a diverse community from more than 60 countries, learn about new cultures and develop a global perspective.
  • Support your success at the AUC Library, and access the largest English language academic collection in Egypt.
  • Choose from 60+ student-led clubs and organizations, covering community service to publications, politics, arts and culture, sports and much more.

“I have always heard that AUC wasn’t just about academics and that it’s a place that gives you an opportunity to get to know yourself and discover your passion.”

Nada Hussein Habib
Electronics and Communications Engineering, Top Thanawiya Amma Student 2018